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American Daffodil Society records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1029
Scope and Content

This collection contains administrative records and publications such as nursery catalogs, pamphlets, articles, and periodicals that document the history and activities of the American Daffodil Society. Board of directors minutes include financial and membership reports, as well as minutes from the executive committee meetings. These materials show the interests and areas of research that the society pursues.

Dates: 1810-2019, undated

Captain Francis L. and Elizabeth P. Edmondson papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1109
Scope and Content This collection contains documents that provide professional and personal details about Captain Francis and Elizabeth Edmondson and the Edmondson family. Material includes United States Navy correspondence and publications documenting Edmondson's navy career. Personal interests of Francis and Elizabeth are illustrated through Civil War history clippings, publications from civic organizations, and Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. correspondence. Also a part of the collection are Elizabeth...
Dates: 1878-2008, undated

Hastings Seed Company Records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS992
Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection primarily contains seed and nursery catalogs of H. G. Hastings and Company. The collection also includes business records and publications produced by H. G. Hastings and Company. Limited correspondence and newspaper articles provide some insight on the company’s operations. Unpublished manuscripts provide details about the company’s history and the mail order seed business in general.

Dates: 1894-1993, undated

James R. Cothran papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS989
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains research materials collected by James R. Cothran including seed and nursery catalogs; information regarding botanists, naturalists, landscape designers and architects, and landscape architectural firms; horticultural, gardening and landscape topics; historic gardens of the Southeast region; and professional materials including correspondence, papers authored, and awards received. The collection consists primarily of photocopies of research material including seed and...
Dates: 1744-2012, undated

Norman C. Butts papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1057
Scope and Content This collection contains materials such as professional correspondence, accounting and financial records, and client plant lists, orders, and landscape drawings. Also included are correspondence and plant orders with numerous nurseries in the South. Additionally, personal letters, financial documents, and university correspondence are part of this collection. Of special note is correspondence with professor Ralph W. Curtis of Cornell University on his research on broad leafed evergreens...
Dates: 1906-1968, undated

Prosper Jules Alphonse Berckmans Collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS961
Scope and Contents of the Records The Prosper Jules Alphonse Berckmans Collection contains personal and business records pertaining to Prosper Jules Alphonse Berckmans, Sr. and other Berckmans family members. The collection documents the activities of Fruitland Nurseries, one of the first commercial horticultural nurseries in the South. The collection contains family records, including correspondence, journals, newspapers articles, and photographs. The collection also has business records of Fruitland Nurseries, including...
Dates: 1828-2000, undated

Prosper Jules Alphonse Berckmans landscape architectural drawings

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS278
Scope and Content

This collection contains drawings that provide details of the land owned by the Berckmans family in both Belgium and Augusta, Georgia. Also part of the collection is a landscape drawing by P. J. Berckmans Company for an estate in Eatonton, Georgia and color landscape plans produced by the lawn and garden fertilizer company Vigoro.

Dates: 1852-approximately 1920

Seed and Nursery Catalog Collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS988
Scope and Contents of the Records Nursery catalogs offer a wide variety of horticultural information, including plant introductions, agricultural development and examples of plant illustration. The Seed and Nursery Catalog Collection represents over 500 Seed, Nursery, and Supply companies. Using this collection, researchers can learn about plant cultivar introductions, verify when and how plants were used, study various types of gardening equipment, as well as gain insight into the changes in printing technology and the...
Dates: 1827-current, undated

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Berckmans, Louis Mathieu Edouard, 1801-1883 2
Berckmans, Prosper Jules Alphonse, 1830-1910 2
Fruitland Nurseries (Augusta, Ga.) 2
P. J. Berckmans Company (Augusta, Ga.) 2
American Daffodil Society 1